5: Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

General Information | Programs and Degrees Offered | Admission Information
Financial Assistance | Graduate Academic Regulations
Requirements for Specific Graduate Degrees | Departments and Programs | Faculty

Non-Departmental | Anthropology | Art | Asian and Middle Eastern | Asian Studies | Astronomy
Biochemistry | Biology | Biological and Physical Sciences | Biophysics | Cell and Molecular Biology
Cell Biology | Chemistry | Classics | Commerce | Drama | Economics | English | Environmental Sciences
French | German | Government and Foreign Affairs | Health Evaluation Sciences | History | Linguistics
Mathematics | Microbiology | Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics | Music | Neuroscience
Pharmacology | Philosophy | Physics | Psychology | Religious Studies | Russian and East European Studies
Slavic | Sociology | Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese | Statistics | Surgery

Program in Asian Studies
Course Descriptions | Program Requirements

East Asia | South Asia | Southeast Asia, West Asia, and others

Course Descriptions

The following are graduate courses offered in the Asian field. For further information about these courses, see the description under the appropriate academic departments.

East Asia

AMEL 801, 802
Independent Study: Selected Topics in Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

ANTH 562
Ethnology of East Asia

ANTH 563
Selected Topics in Ethnology of East Asia

ANTH 763
Seminar in Chinese Ethnology

AR H 581
Architecture of East Asia

ARCH 585
World Buddhist Architecture

ARTH 761, 762
Research Problems in Asian Art

ARTH 962
Seminar in Chinese Painting

CHIN 501, 502
Readings in Modern Chinese Literature

CHIN 581
Media Chinese I

CHIN 582
Media Chinese II

CHIN 585, 586
Classical Chinese Literature

CHIN 80l, 802
Independent Study in Chinese

EDES 780
Comparative Education

EDES 782
Problems in Comparative Education

GBUS 834
Cultural Context of International Business: East Asia

GFCP 551
Politics of China

GFCP 553
Politics of Japan

GFCP 851
Topics in the Politics of China

GFCP 853
Topics in the Politics of Japan

GFIR 571
China in World Affairs

GFIR 572
Japan in World Affairs

GFIR 843
The Far East in U.S. Foreign Policy

GFIR 872
Chinese Topics in World Affairs

GFIR 873
Japanese Topics in World Affairs

HIEA 701, 702
Advanced Readings in Traditional East Asian
History

HIEA 703, 704
Advanced Readings in Modern East Asian History

HIEA 801, 802
Studies in East Asian History

HIEA 811
Studies in Traditional Chinese History

HIEA 821
Studies in Japanese History

HIEA 401
Seminar in East Asian History

HIEA 402
Colloquium in East Asian History

JAPN 501, 502
Advanced Reading and Conversation in Japanese I

JAPN 583, 584
Advanced Reading and Conversation in Japanese II

JAPN 801, 802
Independent Study in Japanese

JPTR 581
Women Writers in Classical Japan

RELB 525
Seminar in Japanese Buddhism

RELB 700, 701
Readings in Japanese Buddhist Studies, I and II

RELB 702
Readings in Chinese Buddhist Texts

RELG 503
Readings in Chinese Religion

SOC 785
Chinese Society

South Asia

AMEL 801, 802
Independent Study: Selected Topics in Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

ANTH 522
Economic Anthropology

ANTH 529
Selected Topics in Social Anthropology

ANTH 539
Selected Topics in Symbolic Anthropology

ANTH 561
Selected Topics in Ethnology of South Asia

ANTH 599
Selected Topics in Theory

ARCH 583
World Buddhist Architecture

ARTH 761
Research Problems: Asian Art

ARTH 961
Early Indian Sculpture

EDES 780
Comparative Education

EDES 782
Asian Education

GFCP 539
Political Culture

GFCP 561, 562
Politics of South Asia I and II

GFCP 567
Comparative Science and Technology Policy

GFCP 861
Topics in the Politics of South Asia

GFIR 575, 576
South Asia in World Affairs I

GFIR 595
Selected Problems in International Relations

HIND 501, 502
Advanced Hindi

HIND 801, 802
Independent Study in Hindi

HISA 401
Seminar in South Asian History

HISA 402
Colloquium in East Asian History

HISA 502
Historiography of Early South Asia

HISA 701
Society and Politics in Eighteenth-Century India

HISA 703
Social History of Modern India

HISA 704, 705
Readings in Indian Civilization

HISA 711
Peasant Movements in Modern India: A Colloquium

HISA 801
Society and Politics in Eighteenth Century India: A Seminar

HISA 802
Readings and Research in the History of Early Modern South Asia

HISA 803
Readings and Research in the History of Modern South Asia

HISA 806
Seminar in the Social History of Modern India

HISA 811
Research on Peasant Movements in Modern India

PERS 501
Readings in Modern Persian Poetry

PERS 502
Readings in Modern Persian Prose Fiction

PERS 801, 802
Independent Study in Persian

RELB 500, 501
Literary and Spoken Tibetan I and II

RELB 502
Seminar in Tibetan Buddhism I

RELB 526
Seminar in Tibetan Buddhism

RELB 535, 536
Literary and Spoken Tibetan III and IV

RELB 543, 544
Sanskrit Religious Texts

RELB 546
Seminar in Mahayana Buddhism

RELB 547, 548
Literary and Spoken Tibetan V and VI

RELB 555
Buddhist Philosophy

RELB 560
Elementary Pali

RELB 561
Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit

RELB 566
Approaches to Buddhist Studies

RELB 599
South and Inner Asian Buddhist Bibliography

RELB 818
Indian Logic and Epistemology

RELB 820, 821
Literary and Spoken Tibetan VII and VIII

RELB 823
Advanced Literary and Spoken Tibetan

RELB 831, 832
Advanced Sanskrit and Pali I and II

RELC 714
Indo-European Mythology

RELG 575
Myth and Ritual

RELG 802
Interreligious Dialogue

RELH 521
Seminar in Bhagavadgita

RELH 533
Seminar in Siílkiísm

RELH 557
Seminar in Vedanta

RELH 565
Seminar in Modern Hindu

RELI 540
Seminar in Islamic Theology

RELI 710
Islamic Religious Law

RELI 860
Seminar in Shiíite Theology

SANS 501, 502
Elementary Sanskrit I and II

SOC 738
Sociology of India and South Asia

Southeast Asia, West Asia, and Others

AMEL 801, 802
Independent Research: Topics in Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

ANTH 520
History of Kinship Studies

ANTH 522
Economic Anthropology

ANTH 523
Political Systems

ANTH 524
Religious Organization

ANTH 529
Selected Topics in Social Anthropology: Buddhism and Society; Peasant Society

ANTH 531
Feminist Theory in Anthropology

ANTH 539
Selected Topics in Symbolic Anthropology

ANTH 558
Ethnology of the Middle East

ANTH 559
Selected Topics in Ethnology of the Middle East

ANTH 565
Creole Narratives

ANTH 566
Conquest of the Americas

ANTH 567
Selected Topics in Ethnology of Oceania

ARAB 501, 502
Readings in Literary Arabic

ARAB 528
The History of the Arabic Language

ARAB 583, 584
Topics in Arabic Prose

ARAB 585
Media Arabic

ARAB 586
Nineteenth Century Arabic Prose

ARAB 701
Modern Arabic Fiction

ARAB 702
Modern Arabic Drama

ARAB 703
Modern Arabic Poetry

ARAB 783
Readings in Arabic/Islamic Texts

ARAB 801, 802
Independent Study in Arabic

ECON 752
Economic Development of Underdeveloped Areas

ECON 852
Seminar in Development Policy

EDES 780
Comparative Education

EDES 782
Asian Education

GFCP 506
Political Development and Developmental Politics

GFCP 541
Politics of the Middle East I

GFCP 542
Politics of the Middle East I

GFCP 806
Topics in Developmental Politics

GFCP 842
Topics in the Politics of the Middle East

GFIR 507
Ideological Influences in International Relations

GFIR 565
The Middle East in World Affairs I

GFIR 566
The Middle East in World Affairs II

GFIR 568
North Africa in World Affairs

GFIR 866
Middle Eastern Topics in World Affairs

GFPT 504
Asian Political Thought

LNGS 701
Special Topics in Linguistics

PERS 501
Readings in Modern Persian Poetry

PERS 502
Readings in Modern Persian Prose Fiction

PERS 801, 802
Independent Study in Persian

RELI 540
Seminar in Islamic Theology

RELI 710
Islamic Religious Law


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